The flight time from Seattle to Milwaukee is 3 hours, 43 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SEA Seattle, WA 2 minutes early.
18 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 18 minutes in the air
4 minutes taxiing in
Arrives MKE Milwaukee, WI 10 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Alaska
91%
Delta
89%
Southwest
75%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Seattle to Milwaukee is 3 hours, 43 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 18 minutes.

The flight distance from Seattle to Milwaukee is 1694 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Milwaukee to Seattle
4 hours, 24 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
3h 31m
Delta
3h 42m
Alaska
3h 43m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

13

Distance

1694 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0123

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Alaska
7
Delta
6
Southwest
0

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Seattle from Milwaukee by plane?

The distance from Seattle to Milwaukee by plane is 1694 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Seattle to Milwaukee?

The flight time from Seattle to Milwaukee is 3 hours, 43 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 18 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 3 hours, 31 minutes, and Alaska the slowest taking 3 hours, 43 minutes.

What airlines fly from Seattle to Milwaukee?

Southwest, Delta, and Alaska are the airlines with direct flights from Seattle to Milwaukee.

Does Southwest fly from Seattle to Milwaukee?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Seattle (SEA) to Milwaukee (MKE). On average, they have 0 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Seattle 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 18 minutes
In the Air 198 minutes
Taxiing In 4 minutes
Arrives Milwaukee 10 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Seattle to Milwaukee, Southwest is 75% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 75% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Alaska 91% 8% 1%
Delta 89% 10% 1%
Southwest 75% 25% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Seattle and Milwaukee, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 15 192 4 211
Delta 15 201 4 222
Alaska 23 196 4 223

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
3pm 0.01
11am 0.22
12pm 0.77
4pm 0.04
5pm 0.9

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Seattle to Milwaukee that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 62
February 56
March 62
April 59
May 61
June 60
July 61
August 64
September 60
October 58
November 55
December 59

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Seattle to Milwaukee that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 2
Tuesday 2.04
Wednesday 2
Thursday 1.96
Friday 1.98
Saturday 1.83
Sunday 1.98

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Alaska 0
Delta 0
Southwest 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
3pm 16 199 6 219
11am 18 196 4 217
12pm 24 196 4 225
4pm 14 194 4 217
5pm 15 201 4 222
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.